The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Analyst
Scotland / Glasgow
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 62 34
Rank change year-on-year +12 -28  
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 52 49 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 4.32% 3.81% 5.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.65% 3.91% 6.24%
Number of salaries quoted 28 23 45
Median salary £40,000 £35,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.67% -29.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,400 £32,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £44,800 £56,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +2.27% +2.32%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Glasgow
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1119 1254 1201
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 93.02% 97.59% 94.34%
Number of salaries quoted 708 672 765
Median salary £45,000 £41,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.43% -2.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,822 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow that featured Business Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in Glasgow

Business Analyst
Salary Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Business Analyst in Glasgow.

Salary trend for Business Analyst in Glasgow

Business Analyst
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analyst in Glasgow over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Business Analyst in Glasgow

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, Business Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Glasgow region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 41 (53.25%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (50.65%) Business Analysis
3 27 (35.06%) Stakeholder Management
4 24 (31.17%) Finance
5 18 (23.38%) Data Modelling
6 13 (16.88%) SQL
7 12 (15.58%) User Stories
8 11 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (12.99%) Coaching
9 10 (12.99%) Software Delivery
10 9 (11.69%) Business Process Modelling
10 9 (11.69%) Mentoring
10 9 (11.69%) Process Improvement
10 9 (11.69%) Banking
10 9 (11.69%) GAP Analysis
11 8 (10.39%) Scrum
12 7 (9.09%) Requirements Engineering
12 7 (9.09%) Security Cleared
12 7 (9.09%) SDLC
13 6 (7.79%) Business Process Mapping
13 6 (7.79%) JIRA
14 5 (6.49%) Project Management
14 5 (6.49%) Data Warehouse
14 5 (6.49%) ISEB
14 5 (6.49%) Business Intelligence
14 5 (6.49%) Waterfall
15 4 (5.19%) Machine Learning
15 4 (5.19%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 4 (5.19%) BPR
15 4 (5.19%) Data Analysis

Business Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.60%) SAS
2 1 (1.30%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.30%) S-PLUS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.60%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.49%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.60%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 6 (7.79%) JIRA
2 1 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 24 (31.17%) Finance
2 9 (11.69%) Banking
3 3 (3.90%) Games
3 3 (3.90%) Marketing
4 2 (2.60%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.60%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.30%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.90%) SCADA
2 3 (3.90%) SWIFT
3 2 (2.60%) Data Structures
3 2 (2.60%) Mobile Banking
3 2 (2.60%) Mobile Games
3 2 (2.60%) Online Banking
4 1 (1.30%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (53.25%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (50.65%) Business Analysis
3 27 (35.06%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (23.38%) Data Modelling
5 12 (15.58%) User Stories
6 10 (12.99%) Coaching
6 10 (12.99%) Software Delivery
7 9 (11.69%) Business Process Modelling
7 9 (11.69%) GAP Analysis
7 9 (11.69%) Mentoring
7 9 (11.69%) Process Improvement
8 8 (10.39%) Scrum
9 7 (9.09%) Requirements Engineering
9 7 (9.09%) SDLC
10 6 (7.79%) Business Process Mapping
11 5 (6.49%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (6.49%) Project Management
11 5 (6.49%) Waterfall
12 4 (5.19%) BPR
12 4 (5.19%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (16.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.49%) ISEB
3 4 (5.19%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.90%) MiFID
2 2 (2.60%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.60%) SEPA
3 1 (1.30%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (1.30%) EMIR
Vendors
1 2 (2.60%) Avaloq
1 2 (2.60%) Charles River
1 2 (2.60%) Cognos
1 2 (2.60%) Microsoft
1 2 (2.60%) MicroStrategy
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